Las Vegas Sun: Workshops aim to educate undocumented Nevadans about their rights in wake of DACA decision

Two free, open-to-the-public workshops to be hosted by the Culinary Union on Wednesday at its central valley headquarters will aim to educate the estimated 13,000 DACA recipients in Nevada affected by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s Sept. 4 announcement on what to do if questioned by police or Immigration and Customs Enforcement, among other scenarios.…

UNITE HERE Statement on DACA Termination

Joint Statement on Behalf of UNITE HERE International President D. Taylor and General Vice President Maria Elena Durazo New York, NY – Donald Trump’s announcement today that Deferred Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA) will be terminated in six months barring congressional intervention is an astounding act of political cowardice, and a missed opportunity to make a…

TruthOut: Fighting for the Sanctuary Workplace: Unions Mobilize to Protect Undocumented Workers

Sanctuary churches. Sanctuary schools. Sanctuary cities. Sanctuary workplaces? Albeit far from its intentions, the Trump administration has put the idea of sanctuaries on steroids—spaces free from the threat of raids and deportations. As immigrant workers, unions and their allies look for creative ways to counter anti-immigrant onslaughts, they’re adopting the sanctuary framework to deal with…